What is decubitus

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Decubitus, or bed sores, are pressure ulcers caused by prolonged pressure on soft tissues, often resulting from immobility and lying or sitting in the same position for extended periods of time. Often associated with paralysis, bed sores can also occur in bedridden patients who are unable to move or turn themselves and in those who …

Bedsores Symptoms, causes and prevention

Pressure ulcer nurse

Pressure sores, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, are a common problem. They occur anywhere on the body where pressure is applied for an extended period of time. While they can be painful and cause a lot of discomfort to the patient, they can also lead to more serious health problems. In this article, …

Antidecubitus pump – properties and characteristics

antidecubitus pump characteristics and features

Mattresses are an effective weapon against bedsores. Paired with an electric pump, the alternating mattresses combat pressure sores through their preventive and curative effects. Curious about the possibilities of an electric pump and interested in its properties? Then read on quickly! What is an antidecubitus pump? An antidecubitus pump is an electrical device used with …

The difference between preventive and curative antidecubitus mattresses

Preventive and curative anti-decubitus mattresses

Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals

Preventing pressure ulcers as a hospital is critical

You would think that when it comes to pressure sores, there would be no problem in hospitals. Hospitals are places where there is enough medical knowledge to preventively combat pressure sores. At least, you would think so. Yet it is wrong to think that hospitals are immune from pressure sores. In fact, several studies show …

Pressure ulcers prevention for wheelchair users

Pressure sores in wheelchair users

The seating area, which we will discuss in more detail in this blog, is a high-risk spot when it comes to pressure sores. So preventing pressure sores in wheelchair users is also a high priority. Why? We’ll explain that to you below. The good news is that there are aids that help prevent pressure sores. …

Preventing bedsores when lying down for long periods of time

When lying down for long periods of time, the prevention of bedsores is very important

People who lie down a lot are especially prone to pressure sores. Preventing bedsores when lying down for a long time is therefore very important. Especially for bedridden people, one should look for aids that can prevent pressure sores. In the blog below, we discuss how this can be tackled. Curious about existing solutions? Then …

Preventing bedsores in nursing homes

Pressure ulcers deserve great attention in the nursing home

The topic of pressure ulcers (bedsores) is high on the agenda in nursing homes. And that’s a good thing, because the risk among the elderly is particularly high. The fact that attention is paid to it, however, does not mean that effective solutions are put in place. And that is exactly what is needed, because …

Choosing a low-air loss antidecubitus mattress

low-air loss antidecubitus mattress

A low-air loss mattress is an effective tool against bedsores (pressure sores). However, there are numerous options you have to make the right choice. When do you choose a low-air-loss mattress and what are its benefits? You’ll read about it below! What is a low air loss antidecubitus mattress? A low-air loss mattress, as the …

When to choose an alternating antidecubitus mattress?

Alternerating antidecubitus mattrass

An alternating mattress is an effective tool in the fight against bedsores. An alternating pressure mattress is also called an interchangeable pressure mattress. How does this antidecubitus product work? And when do you best deploy this type of mattress? Then read on quickly. What is an alternating mattress? An alternating mattress is a mattress that …

When to use a hybrid antidecubitus mattress?

Hybrid anti-cubitus mattress

This is a logical question during the search for a suitable mattress. There are all kinds of mattresses. Inventions don’t stop for now, so more are bound to follow in the coming years. In the blog below, we explain the hybrid mattress to you. What is it? What are the benefits of a hybrid mattress …

When do you use a foam antidecubitus mattress?

Foam anti-decubitus mattress

Within the range of antidecubitus products, mattresses play an important role. A special mattress can be a suitable aid to prevent and heal pressure sores. It can also contribute effectively to the recovery from pressure ulcers. Of course, a mattress is not suitable for everyone. Therefore, in this blog we answer the question: when to …

The utility of positioning products to prevent decubitus

Positioning products decubitus

Pressure sores are a condition that can happen to anyone. Bedsores are often seen in patients who are bedridden. Bedsores can also occur in people who sit a lot. Such a wound is caused by pressure on a part of the body. Unfortunately, this is associated with major health risks. This blog discusses how positioning …

How do you choose the right antidecubitus cushion?

How do you choose the right antidecubitus cushion?

Choosing medical devices is perhaps the most important weapon in the fight against pressure sores. The recovery of pressure sores can take a long time, and again, prevention is better than curing decubitus. But when the wounds have unexpectedly occurred, it is important to combat them effectively. The wounds must be given the opportunity to …

How do antidecubitus products work?

How do antidecubitus products work?

Pressure ulcers can occur when there is prolonged pressure on a particular part of the body. Depending on the duration and degree of pressure, it can lead to deep wounds. The phenomenon is not a rarity. Fortunately, bedsores can be prevented by using the right anti-decubitus aids. But how do antidecubitus products work? Why are …

How to choose the right antidecubitus mattress?

How to choose the right antidecubitus mattress?

An antidecubitus mattress gives a lot of relief to people who are bedridden. Through the use of this type of aid, bedsores caused by friction or abrasion are prevented. This prevents excessive pinching of the skin. However, there are numerous choices you can make when it comes to mattresses, but how do you choose the …

How can decubitus be recognized and prevented?

Recognizing and preventing pressure ulcers

Pressure sores or bedsores can be very painful and dangerous. They are most common in people who are in wheelchairs or patients who are bedridden. It is very important to detect and treat pressure sores quickly to prevent further infections. How can pressure ulcers be recognized and prevented? In this article, you’ll read about it …